research fields

art and design

fashion & costume

interiors and architecture

film & television


Contemporary art and design

Contextual research

Digital art

Exhibitions, fairs and biennales

Fine art

Graphic design

History of art and design


Museums and galleries

Music: music videos, concerts, rehearsals, live performances, backstage and interviews

Objet d'art

Performing arts: traditional and contemporary theatre, opera, ballet, dance, circus and varieties


Product design including: toys, cars and technology.

Profiles : artists, designers, musicians, muses and models.










XX and XXI century fashion Accessories Bridalwear Cinema and performing art costumes
Contextual research Dress for occasions Embroidery
Fashion and Costume Fashion Shows Fashion Magazines and publications Fashion Illustrations and photography
Formal dress and etiquette Haute Couture
History of Costume Hair, beauty and make up Menswear and Tailoring Profiles: Personalities, designers, stylists, photographers and models.
Ready to wear Sportswear Traditional and ethnic clothing
Uniforms Womenswear

Commercial spaces: retail, corporate, healthcare, hospitality and recreation

Contextual research

Events and ceremonies


Furniture and objects

History of interior design and architecture, styles and periods

Industrial facilities

Institutional design

Landscape design



Museums and galleries

Residential spaces

Profile: interior decorators and architects

Texture, colour and materials

Set Design and scenography

Sustainable Architecture






TV programmes

Archives footage

TV commercials

Backstage footage

Film stills

Film Posters

Promotional videos

News reports

Profiles: film directors, actors, cinematographers, set designers and TV personalities


at atelier research, we specialise in in-depth, multi-layered and expert visual research for commercial and non-commercial clients and purposes



  • reference research

    Reference research for non-commercial purposes: a body of visual materials that will provide you with inspiration and ideas.


    We create a unique visual narrative, a story of images linked together by your brief.


    Visual research is an essential element of any creative process that allows you to broader your creative vision, initiate and innovate your ideas.

  • editorial&commercial research

    Image research for editorial and other commercial usage: for printed and digital editions, advertising campaigns, performances, videos and exhibitions.


    We will provide you with an extensive range of images and will facilitate copyright clearances.

  • moving image

    Moving image research including:

    films, archive footages, live performances, concerts, music videos, interviews and b-roll footage.

  • talent research

    If you are looking for a collaborator or would like to commission a photographer, artist, illustrator or a designer, we will find the right talent for the job.

  • reports

    Custom tailored reports: current trends in fashion, art and design; profiles, time-lines and other types of reports on variety of topics.

  • curated social media

    We provide hand picked organised selection of relevant visual materials for your social media platforms, to keep your brand interesting and your followers interested.

 of research we have different options for delivery and presentation. Our research can be delivered simply in folders divided by themes or topics; mood boards or presentations, using your templates or our own; digital or printed.

epending on the type